It’s a good moment to remember the Winter Seminar 2023 edition
Besides all the trainings (including Ito sensei in Butokukan) and kendo competition, we had great success in both kendo and iaido examinations:
4th dan kendo: Mateusz
dan kendo: Anissa, Tuan
2nd dan kendo: Pranas, Mathieu
1st dan kendo: Rebecca
2nd dan iaido: Saskia
1st dan iaido: Claude
Congrats to all
..another on the way!
In the Belgian team championship, our Butokukan team members had great fights where we showed our best kendo with full spirit and friendship
At the end of the day, we congratulated the success of our members for their exams
so let’s welcome our new:
– Agnė Žagrakalytė shodan.
– Ali TAIEBI nidan.
Khang NGUYEN sandan.
We wish them all the best and that they will continue steady on their kendo path.
Members who succeeded their exams
Last May 6th, our “junior” Butokukan team participated in the Kojika cup 2023 in Ghent.
The team had an explosive day with a lot of beautiful actions, fun and successes:
🌸Adrianna gold medal 🥇 technical category 14-18
🌸Yahya silver medal 🥈 technical category 14-18 🌸Ilyas bronze medal 🥉 technical category 5-9 🌸Ibrahim fighting Spirit 🏅 technical category 10-13 🌸 Ali and 🌸 Fabio were burning 🔥 🔥 🔥 in their shiais 💪💪💪
The Belgian Kyu Championships took place yesterday. Butokukan won medals and also got two new Shodans. The event was a great experience for everyone: competitors, referees and kakari-in’s.
3rd place Team Shiai
Fighting Spirit Team Shiai: Pranas
2nd place Technique competition (adult): Pavel
3rd place Technique competition (juniors): Ibrahim
Shodan: Nicolas & Pranas
Congrats to everyone